• The William F. Reilly Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 2273

    The William F. Reilly Collection

    14 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778) AND FRANCESCO PIRANESI (1758/9-1810)

    Stylobates marmoreus consecrationis Imp. Antonini Pii, et Faustinae Uxoris eius from Trofeo o sia Magnifica Colonna Coclide (Wilton-Ely 716)

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    GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778) AND FRANCESCO PIRANESI (1758/9-1810)
    Stylobates marmoreus consecrationis Imp. Antonini Pii, et Faustinae Uxoris eius from Trofeo o sia Magnifica Colonna Coclide (Wilton-Ely 716)
    etching and engraving, circa 1774/79, probably published in Paris after 1800, on laid paper, with margins
    P. 43½ x 31½ in. (1104 x 800 mm.)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Bought from William Graham Arader III, New York, in 2000.